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Evidence and equity, not politics, should guide booster shots

The FDA and CDC have already determined that third shots are necessary for the severely immunocompromised who derived little protection from their initial shots. But that does not mean boosters are necessarily coming for everyone. RWJF Executive Vice President Julie Morita pens that boosters notwithstanding, our main focus should be inoculating the unvaccinated, as they account for the overwhelming majority of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. 

HouseUS Fund Launches with $7.5 Million in Seed Funding from Ford Foundation and RWJF

Pooled fund will provide multi-year, unrestricted grants to grassroots and community-led organizations fighting the housing crisis. HouseUS will provide support to organizers and statewide housing justice coalitions advocating for reform.

A strategy to defeat the Delta variant and end the pandemic

The delta variant is a wild card as America's schools and businesses prepare for an uncertain fall. RWJF Executive Vice President Julie Morita lays out three vital areas of focus for the nation as we seek to finally end the pandemic and pave the way for a more equitable future: vaccination outreach and distribution; economic supports, including extensions of federal unemployment insurance, the eviction moratorium, and SNAP benefits; and children, who too often have been an afterthought during the pandemic but who deserve our caution and care.

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